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EFIB: Get your discounted pass to the bioeconomy event of the year

Join over 90 speakers to discover the new business models driving the European bioeconomy forward at the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy 2015. Taking place on 27-29 October 2015 at SQUARE, Brussels, EFIB is the only meeting to combine high-level discussions on business and policymaking and is the perfect setting for businesses looking to benefit from the next wave of activity in Europe.

While Industrial Biotechnology is currently estimated to be worth €28 billion in the EU, projections show that the EU market for IB products could develop to €40 billion by 2020, with significant potential to become the dominant technology of Europe’s future chemicals industry. Join EuropaBio and Smithers Rapra at EFIB to discuss this potential for the European bioeconomy in further detail.

View the full 2-day agenda here

Key highlights include:

  • Hear the European policy keynote with Daniel Calleja Crespo from the European Commission
  • Learn about European investments and bioproducts for the future with CEOs of Corbion and Metsä Fibre
  • Understand the potential of the circular economy for biobased with Accenture, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Interface and FrieslandCampina
  • Discover how Jaguar Landrover and Akzo Nobel are assessing and using biobased products
  • Join the discussions of funding and financing the bioeconomy with Waldemar Kütt, Head of Unit - BioBased products and processing at DG Research & Innovation
  • Gain vital insights from companies leading the way in Europe, with over 15 C-suite speakers confirmed, including Global BioEnergies, DuPont, DSM, Stora Enso and Bayer Material Sciences

Download the event brochure or view more information on who is speaking on the agenda here

As a KTN contact you can book to attend the conference with an extra 15% discount. Valid in conjunction with the early bird rate until 7th August. Just enter code CD15CIKTN during the online registration to benefit from this discount.

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